Tag: Coincheck

  • mastercard

    Mastercard Recognises the Influence of Cryptocurrencies

    Mastercard released their 2018 Q1 financial results on May 2 showing record first-quarter net income of $1.5 billion and revenue of $3.6 billion. They attributed some of this success to the December and January boom in cryptocurrency prices as they expect results to drop following the recent bear market....

    timcopeland | May 4, 2018 | 6:00 pm
  • Exchange

    Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Association Aims to Restore Public Confidence

    Yesterday, the 16 cryptocurrency exchanges currently registered with Japan’s financial watchdog, the Financial Services Agency (FSA), announced the launch of the Japanese Cryptocurrency Exchange Association (JCEA), according to a Japanese media outlet. The self-regulatory body, chaired by Taizen Okuyama, president and CEO of cryptocurrency exchange Money Partners, aims...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 24, 2018 | 7:25 pm
  • coincheck

    In More Good News out of Japan, Monex Confirms Acquisition of Coincheck

    Money Group sees 10-year high share prices today after the brokerage announced that it would be paying ¥3.6bn ($33.5m) for Coincheck, a Japanese cryptocurrency exchange that deals primarily in Bitcoin. Confirmation of the Monex acquisition of Coincheck, which has been discussed and hinted at through the week, saw Monex shares...

    Thomas Delahunty | April 6, 2018 | 9:30 pm
  • bitcoin

    Expert Expects to See Bitcoin Rally in Second Quarter

    Bitcoin just had it’s worst quarter ever but one cryptocurrency expert expects to see numerous factors in the second quarter contribute to price gains for the rest of 2018, according to reports. Crypto Expert says First Quarter is Historically Slow Brian Kelly of Brian Kelly Capital and a...

    John McMahon | April 4, 2018 | 6:35 am
  • Industry

    Tokyo Trading Broker Monex Interested in Acquiring Coincheck

    Monex, a leading online trading company based in Tokyo, has offered to take over Coincheck, the cryptocurrency exchange hacked in January, for several billion yen. Monex in Talks to Buy Hacked Exchange Coincheck A Nikkei report has revealed that Japanese broker Monex is interested in acquiring Coincheck, the...

    Ricardo Esteves | April 3, 2018 | 8:29 am
  • Industry

    More Exchanges Fall to Increased Japanese Regulations

    Repercussions from the Coincheck hack continue as more Tokyo exchanges close due to regulatory action. However Japan still remains the hub of Asian cryptocurrency. Effect of Coincheck Hack Linger on Blowback from the late January 500 million dollar Coincheck hack continues on as the Japanese Financial Security Agency (FSA)...

    John McMahon | March 29, 2018 | 7:00 am

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